Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    Ragtag

    Ragtag is a group of left-of-center programmers and lawyers who volunteer to provide technical development and support for left-wing groups. As of 2018, the group has over 600 volunteers. [1] Ragtag is structured as a nonprofit LLC. Its sister-group, the Ragtag Volunteers Community and Education Fund, can receive
  • Other Group

    Way to Win

    Way to Win (also known as Way to Win Action Fund) is an organizational strategy hub for left-leaning organizations that helps identify key elections that the Democratic Party needs to win in order to gain control of various legislative bodies. Way to Win then directs the efforts of other left-leaning
  • Political Party/527

    National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC)

    The National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) is a Democratic Party PAC (political action committee) conceived in late 2016 by political operatives in the Democratic Party and the Obama administration, including President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. It officially launched on January 12, 2017.
  • Non-profit

    Funders Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP)

    FCCP is a “fiscally sponsored” project. For more information about FCCP’s parent group, see NEO Philanthropy (Nonprofit) The Funders Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) is a donors’ affinity group for left-wing voter engagement advocacy that steers millions of dollars from left-wing funding entities to left-of-center nonprofits that use the
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Fund Voice

    Also see Democracy Fund (Non-profit) Democracy Fund Voice is a left-leaning lobbying and electoral advocacy group within the advocacy-philanthropy network of eBay chairman and founder Pierre Omidyar. [195] The group advocates for a number of left-of-center policy issues including Democratic Party-advantaging election administration changes and funds
  • Non-profit

    Citizens Climate Education Corporation

    Citizens Climate Education (CCE) is an environmentalist advocacy organization affiliated with the lobbying group Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL). CCE promotes a carbon tax scheme as its primary solution to climate change, which it refers to as a “carbon fee and dividend.” [211] Though the group claims to be
  • Non-profit

    Proteus Action League (PAL)

    The Proteus Action League (PAL) is the 501(c)(4) lobbying and advocacy arm of the Proteus Fund. PAL supports and opposes specific legislation and referenda regarding the death penalty, campaign financing, the LGBT interests, and other issues in which the Proteus Fund is actively involved. [247] Background Creation
  • Non-profit

    Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ)

    The Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) is a left-of-center public interest law group located in Durham, North Carolina. It was founded in 2007 and began operations in 2009. Anita Earls, SCSJ’s founder and first executive director, designed it as an organization to help communities and clients with legal assistance,
  • Person

    Robert Creamer

    Robert Creamer has been a left-leaning political operative since 1970 and is a co-founder of Democracy Partners (DP), a liberal political consulting firm that supports Democratic Party political campaigns and issue campaigns promoting left-of-center policies. [337] [338] In late 2005, Creamer pleaded guilty to bank
  • Non-profit

    Borealis Philanthropy

    Borealis Philanthropy is a left-of-center philanthropic intermediary that has supported the creation, provided operational expertise, and staffed 299 groups since its founding in 2014. Borealis is deeply involved in identity-interest advocacy and organizing; it is perhaps most notable for partnering with the Black Lives Matter movement since 2016.
  • Non-profit

    Action Network

    The Action Network is an online tool for left-of-center outlets to organize, fundraise, and circulate petitions for liberal causes. Action Network was used to organize the left-of-center demonstration Women’s March, environmentalist protests against the Keystone XL pipeline, and the March for Our Lives events supporting gun control. The
  • Non-profit

    Thousand Currents

    Thousand Currents is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that provides financial assistance to left-leaning projects and organizations and activists in developing nations (i.e.: the so-called “global south”). [432] It is funded by many left-leaning institutional donors, which include the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, John D. and Catherine
  • Person

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia is a teachers union activist and the former president of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States. Eskelsen Garcia was considered a top contender for the Education Secretary in the administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Eskelsen Garcia began
  • Non-profit

    Fe y Justicia Worker Center

    Fe Y Justicia Workers Center (FYJWC) is a left-of-center worker center that provides a gathering place and organizing network for low-wage workers in Houston, Texas. [543] The organization provides low-wage workers with access to attorneys and other assistance on labor disputes over workplace conditions, wage issues, discrimination, sexual
  • Non-profit

    The Indivisible Project (Indivisible)

    The Indivisible Project (or Indivisible) is a left-of-center 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., and created in late 2016 as a response to the election of President Donald Trump. The Indivisible Project was established to provide liberals a practical guide for “Resisting the Trump Agenda.” [568] The
  • Person

    Hamilton Fish

    Hamilton “Ham” Fish V is a liberal activist who has financially supported or published numerous liberal political journals, including The Nation, the New Republic, and the Washington Spectator. In November 2017, Fish resigned as publisher of the New Republic following allegations that he had sexually harassed female
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Fund

    Also see Democracy Fund Voice (Non-profit) The Democracy Fund is a public policy-oriented foundation chaired and principally funded by eBay founder and former chairman Pierre Omidyar.[651] The organization contributes to center-left and left-wing media organizations, groups seeking to infringe on campaign speech rights, left-of-center voter registration
  • Person

    Michael Moore

    Michael Moore is a left-wing documentary filmmaker, former editor of the left-wing magazine Mother Jones, and liberal activist. Moore was born in an up-state Michigan bedroom community outside Flint, Michigan[696] and has fashioned himself as a blue-collar working class champion, even though he never worked a traditional
  • Non-profit

    American Board of Trial Advocates

    The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is a left-of-center professional organization for trial attorneys. Founded in 1958, ABOTA exists to support the use of trial by jury in civil cases and has frequently opposed attempts to establish arbitration or easier mechanisms for dispute resolutions. [764] Despite claiming
  • Person

    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington  came to America in 1980 and quickly made a name for herself as a Manhattan “It Girl” among New York’s powerful. [819]   In the mid-1980s she married Texas oil-heir Michael Huffington, who was later elected to the U.S. Congress as a moderate Republican.